Mount Baker at Ferndale Girls’ Basketball
Monday, Jan. 12
Two of the best frontcourt players in the Northwest Conference in Linsey Honeycutt and Emily Yost will go at it when Mount Baker travels to play Ferndale in what should be a hard-fought contest. Honeycutt and Yost are each averaging more than 20 points per game.
Lynden Christian at Burlington-Edison Girls’ Basketball
Tuesday, Jan. 13
The No. 1-ranked and defending state champion Lyncs hit the road to face a talented Burlington-Edison club. LC dropped a pair of non-conference games over the Christmas break, but a win over the Tigers would be a big boost for the Lyncs.
Ferndale at Blaine Wrestling
Wednesday, Jan. 14
The Golden Eagles and the defending Class 1A state champion Borderites could be the two most talented teams in the Northwest Conference. Blaine’s Riley Fritch is one of a number of wrestlers looking to use the dual meet to tune up for the Northwest Conference Tournament.
Sehome at Ferndale Boys’ Basketball
Thursday, Jan. 15
The Mariners and Leighton Kingma travel to play a talented Ferndale team in what should be a big matchup. Both teams are eyeing postseason berths. Sehome’s Leif Anderson (14.1 ppg) and Ferndale’s Austin Honeycutt (21.2) lead their teams in scoring.
Northwest Conference Wrestling Tournament
Saturday, Jan. 17
The Northwest Conference’s top wrestling team will be crowned when the annual NWC Tournament takes place at Sehome High. Blaine has won the past two titles, but Blair Bennett and Bellingham should be among the contenders to knock off the defending state champs.